Regenerate meaning

rĭ-jĕn'ə-rāt'
Regenerate is defined as to renew life or energy or spirit.

An example of regenerate is bringing a plant back to life that was on the verge of dying.

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The definition of regenerate is a person or thing with new life or a renewed spirit.

An example of regenerate is someone who had lost all hope, regaining hope again; a regenerate person.

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To replace (a lost or damaged organ or part) by the formation of new tissue.
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To form, construct, or create anew.

Any part of the hologram can be used to regenerate the whole image.

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To give new life or energy to; revitalize.

A new book to regenerate the flagging interest of his readers.

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To reform spiritually or morally.
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To effect regeneration.

Can the damaged nerves regenerate?

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To become formed or constructed again.
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To undergo spiritual conversion or rebirth; reform.
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Spiritually or morally reformed.
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Formed by regeneration.

Regenerate tissue.

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Spiritually reborn.
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Renewed or restored, esp. after a decline to a low or abject condition.
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To cause to be spiritually reborn.
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To cause to be completely reformed or improved.
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To form or bring into existence again; reestablish on a new basis.
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To grow anew (a part to replace one hurt or lost)
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To produce (a compound, product, etc.) again chemically, as from a derivative or by modification to a physically changed, but not chemically changed, form.
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To use (heat, energy, pressure, etc. which would otherwise be wasted) by employing special arrangements or devices.
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To restore (a battery, catalyst, etc.) to its original state or properties.
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To form again, or be made anew.
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To be regenerated, or spiritually reborn.
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To have a regenerative effect.
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To replace a lost or damaged organ or part by the formation of new tissue.
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Formed by regeneration.

Regenerate tissue.

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To construct or create anew, especially in an improved manner.
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(biology) To replace lost or damaged tissue.
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(intransitive) To become reconstructed.
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(intransitive) To undergo a spiritual rebirth.
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Spiritually reborn.
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Origin of regenerate

  • Latin regenerāre regenerāt- to reproduce re- re- generāre to beget generate
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin regenerātus, perfect participle of regenerō.
    From Wiktionary